US Army Veteran, Awarded Purple Heart for his service in Vietnam
Thomas Charles ‘Tommy’ Litwinsky, 71, of Tewksbury, passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital after a long battle with medical illnesses, with his loved ones at his side.
A son of the late George Litwinsky and the late Alice (Kirylo) McGuiness, he was born February 5, 1951, in Cambridge and was raised and educated in Cambridge. After his High School graduation, he enlisted in the United States Army, serving two years in Vietnam and was honorably discharged earning a Purple Heart.
Tommy worked for the City of Cambridge for several years after his discharge before working for the Edith Nourse Rogers Veteran’s Hospital in Bedford until illness forced his retirement in 2017.
His survivors include his children, Timothy S. Scott of Florida, Thomas Litwinsky of Tewksbury, and Brooke Litwinsky of Lawrence; his brother, John Litwinsky of West Roxbury; his ex-spouse Crystal (Kinzler) Litwinsky of Tewksbury; his legacy will live on with his first expectant grand child, due in a few months.
He was predeceased by his sister, Janice Litwinsky.
You are invited to his visitation from 5 until 7 p.m. and his funeral service at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at the TEWKSBURY FUNERAL HOME, 1 DEWEY STREET, TEWKSBURY 978-851-2061.
You are also welcome to join the family for his burial at Massachusetts Memorial Veteran’s Cemetery in Winchendon on Wednesday at 10 a.m..
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